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WENTWORTH Family HistoryThis is a famous English locational surname. It originates from either Wentworth in Yorkshire and near to the city of Sheffield, or Wentworth in Cambridge, and near to the city of Ely. Both places may owe something to the Danish-Vikings of the pre 9th century, in that in the famous Domesday Book of 1086 they were both recorded as "Winteworde". According to the Dictionary of English Place Names this means not as might be expected, Winter's wood, from the Olde English personal name "Wintra" and "-worth", a wood, but the worp or thorp, a Danish word and meaning an outlying farm, (the modern thorp or thorpe), with wintra meaning winter, and hence a place which specifically provided shelter in winter, perhaps because it was low lying...
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